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  • January 9, 2013 photograph taken by the local people. Qinghai Huangnan authorities burned confiscated satellite TV receivers.
  • January 9, 2013 photograph taken by the local people. Qinghai Huangnan authorities burned confiscated satellite TV receivers.
  • Confiscation and demolition of satellite TV receivers trucked away. January 9, 2013 photograph taken by the local people.
  • Smoke emitted by burning of satellite receivers. Photographs taken on the January 9.
  • Official documents posted by the deputy secretary of the Huangnan area about investigation of satellite TV reception facilities.
  • Document issued by Tongren County authorities say state officials will investigate satellite TV reception facilities.
  • Satellite TV antenna on the Qinghai-Tibetan villagers roof. (Photo)
  • The installation of satellite receivers in the Tibetan areas of Qinghai (Photo)

China Seizes TVs, Satellite Equipment in Tibetan Area

Published 10.01.2013

Qinghai Authorities Dismantle Tibetans Satellite TV Receiver Chinese authorities in Malho (Chinese:Huangnan, Qinghai) have launched an operation to seize satellite broadcast receiving equipment from Tibetan homes and institutions. Authorities warn that satellite TV receivers may not be sold and installed without the license of the radio and television department.